As part of our commitment to provide pathways to success in the workplace, and as our workforce expands with Deaf employees, the Deaf Services team will be hosting an “Introductory to Deaf Awareness Training”. Our Deaf awareness training will help you to better understand your deaf colleagues and learn how to make reasonable adjustments so that they can fully access their working environment.
During this introductory training you will also learn:
- How to confidently approach a Deaf person
- Understand the different types of deafness
- How to communicate with a wide range of Deaf people
The training will take place on the following dates: (Please check with your supervisor for which session to attend)
10:30AM DOT room (second floor)
2:30 PM cafeteria
10:30AM ECM production room
2:30 PM Montgomery cafeteria (tentative room)
*There will be a recorded video option for BMS and Document Destruction Staff (please check with your supervisor for details)
We know that each and every one of you support our mission of being truly committed to creating an inclusive experience, and appreciate your participation.